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Lockport, Illinois

City: Lockport

County: Will

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 41.5833, -88.0500

Located on the Illinois and Michigan Canal, Lockport received a U.S. Post Office in March 1837. Lockport was incorporated as a city in February 1853.

Frank R. Abate, ed., American Places Dictionary (Detroit: Omnigraphics, 1994), 3:149; James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 421; "An Act to Incorporate the Village of Lockport, in Will County," 12 February 1853, Private Laws of Illinois (1853), 216-21.